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Bo Burnham

  1. the industry
    Bo Burnham to Pen Songs for Warner Bros. Sesame Street MovieSkipping right past the rest of middle school and breezing into kindergarten.
  2. college admission scam
    Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Was the YouTuber Kayla Watched in Eighth GradeThe girl knows her makeup.
  3. movies
    Danielle Macdonald, Jaboukie Young-White Might Be in the Next Bo Burnham MovieFaves, unite!
  4. the toughest scene i wrote
    The Story Behind Eighth Grade’s Wrenching Box-Burning Scene“Oh my God, this kid is asking me if she makes me sad. And holy shit, I need to say some perfect monologue to assure her that’s not the truth!”
  5. awards season
    Alfonso Cuarón Gets One Step Closer to Oscars Glory With DGA Awards WinBo Burnham also nabbed the first-time director honor.
  6. party report
    Bo Burnham Is a Bigger A Star Is Born Stan Than You“It’s a movie.”
  7. teens
    Eighth Grade to Screen at Middle Schools Way Cooler Than YoursGucci!
  8. new yorker festival
    Bo Burnham Says Trump ‘Learned Everything’ from His Comedy Central RoastHe also gives a firm thumbs down to Our Cartoon President.
  9. new yorker festival
    Bo Burnham Wants to ‘Tear Down’ Those ‘Masculine Bullsh*t’ Comedy Clubs“They’re from the goddamn ‘80s.”
  10. movies
    9th Graders on Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade“In ninth grade, you lose all your popularity going from middle school to high school. It’s a completely different dynamic.”
  11. movie review
    Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade Is a Haunting Portrait of AdolescenceWatching Burnham’s debut feature, you might realize what all great teenage coming-of-age stories have in common: unbearable levels of anxiety.
  12. good one podcast
    How Bo Burnham’s Artistic Breakthrough Started With Kanye WestOn this week’s Good One, Bo Burnham discusses “Can’t Handle This,” his Kanye-inspired closer to his last special, and making Eighth Grade.
  13. vulture festival 2018
    Vulture Festival Is This Weekend! Full Line-up Here!In its fifth year in NYC, the pop-culture extravaganza will include Ava DuVernay, Claire Danes, Tracy Morgan, and so much more.
  14. trailer mix
    Eighth Grade Trailer: Being a Tween Right Now Looks RoughIn theaters July 13.
  15. Check Out the Trailer for Bo Burnham’s Feature Directorial Debut ‘Eighth […]In addition to directing standup specials, Bo Burnham made his feature directorial debut this year when his film Eighth Grade premiered at […]
  16. Bo Burnham and the Art of the Standup SpecialWhen Chris Rock abruptly announced yesterday that Tamborine — his first of two intensely anticipated Netflix specials — would be premiering in […]
  17. Bo Burnham Can Totally Relate to Tween Girls“I see myself much more in the girls of that age than the boys.”
  18. Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade Captures Middle School in the Time of SnapchatBurnham’s directorial breakout is masterful, and it’s rivaled only by the breakout performance of its 14-year-old star Elsie Fisher.
  19. How Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade Reflects Our #MeToo MomentThe comedy has a scene about sexual intimidation that had Sundance audiences buzzing.
  20. Bo Burnham Shares Some Invaluable Career Advice on ‘Conan’Here’s a clip from Bo Burnham’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where O’Brien asks him what advice he’d give to aspiring performers out there […]
  21. last night on late night
    Bo Burnham’s Advice for Dreamers: Call It QuitsYour dreams are doomed.
  22. joke writing
    How Bo Burnham Is Deconstructing the Idea of ‘Truth in Comedy’In his new special, Make Happy, Bo Burnham takes on Big Honesty.
  23. Talking ‘Make Happy’ and Biting the Hand That Feeds You with Bo BurnhamA couple of weeks ago Bo Burnham posted a trailer for his new Netflix special Make Happy on his Facebook page. A fan commented, “I watched this […]
  24. exclusive
    Bo Burnham Sings Anthem for Pringles Eaters in Trailer for New Netflix SpecialPremieres June 3.
  25. The Trailer for Bo Burnham’s Netflix Special ‘Make Happy’ Has ArrivedBo Burnham’s Netflix special just got its first trailer. Titled Make Happy, the special was filmed at the Capitol Theatre in New York and […]
  26. Netflix Announces Standup Specials from Bo Burnham, Iliza Shlesinger, and […]Netflix just announced a round of new standup specials premiering from May through September, including specials from Bo Burnham, Iliza […]
  27. Bo Burnham Announces Fall ‘Make Happy Tour’ DatesBo Burnham’s 2015 Make Happy Tour is coming to a city near you. The tour makes stops in Philadelphia, New York, D.C., Tampa, Denver, Phoenix, […]
  28. Bo Burnham Announces Dates for His ‘Make Happy Tour’Bo Burnham is going on tour next year and just announced the first leg of dates. Called Make Happy Tour, the tour will kick off on February […]
  29. Watch Bo Burnham Repeat Stuff in His New Music VideoComedian Bo Burnham dropped a new music video today for “Repeat Stuff,” an irresistibly catchy (and slightly bloody) tune featuring a small […]
  30. Here’s Bo Burnham’s Country Song from ‘Parks and Rec’ Bo Burnham guest starred on last week’s episode of Parks and Recreation as super-American country singer Chipp McCapp, and here’s a music […]
  31. Bo Burnham and Pete Holmes Discuss the Freakdom of Being TallComedian Bo Burnham was a guest on The Pete Holmes Show last night, and the guys spent much of the interview talking about what it’s like to be […]
  32. 11 Uniquely Brilliant Standup Specials of 2013As with most years, 2013 saw an overwhelming amount of excellent standup, far too much to ever catalogue. But the greatest specials of the year […]
  33. Talking to Bo Burnham About His New Special, the Pursuit of Fame, and […]Bo Burnham has been busy, and he’s ready for a break. The 23-year-old may have entered the comedy scene in an unconventional way through his […]
  34. Here’s Bo Burnham’s New Special Bo Burnham released his new special, called what., for free on YouTube this morning. Here’s the full thing, or you can buy the album here if […]
  35. Bo Burnham, Eric Slovin, and Leo Allen Make This Year’s Black ListThe Black List, an annual ranking of the best-liked unproduced screenplays from a survey of studio and production execs, was released today, […]
  36. Here’s a Song from Bo Burnham’s New Special, Written from the Perspective […] Comedian Bo Burnham is releasing his new special, what., on Tuesday (the 17th) for free on Youtube, and here’s the first song from it. It’s […]
  37. Here’s a Trailer for Bo Burnham’s New Comedy Special, ‘what.’ Bo Burnham’s new comedy special, what., comes out on Tuesday, December 17th, and here’s a super funny new trailer for it he released […]
  38. CBS Buys a Comedy from Bo Burnham’s ‘Zach Stone’ Co-Creator Dan LaganaMTV impatiently canceled Bo Burnham’s MTV comedy Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous this summer, but Burnham’s co-creator/showrunner on the series, […]
  39. Bo Burnham Is Releasing His New Standup Special Online for FreeWhile comedians like Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Jim Gaffigan have self-released standup specials online for $5, Bo Burnham is putting his […]
  40. Nick Offerman and Bo Burnham Both Have New Books Out TodayIt’s a big day for comedy books, as there are new ones out from Parks and Recreation’s mustachioed civil servant Nick Offerman and from […]
  41. 11 Shows That Went Head-to-Head With ‘SNL’ and LostSaturday Night Live is an institution that has been considered overrated and underrated since its debut in 1975, always provoking debate, […]
  42. Bo Burnham’s Poetry Book, ‘Egghead,’ Is Out October 1stComedian Bo Burnham is putting out a book of poetry. Called Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone, his first book is set for an October […]
  43. Vine 5 Film Festival: Please Don’t Remind MeVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  44. Vine 5 Film Festival: Welcome SylvioVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  45. ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’ Is Gonna Be MissedZach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous was almost an ideal summer show. The light-hearted MTV sitcom followed Bo Burnham as the titular Zach Stone, a […]
  46. Bo Burnham Says ‘Zach Stone’ Is Pretty Much CanceledComedian Bo Burnham revealed via Twitter yesterday that his MTV show is more or less done for. The show, Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous, is a […]
  47. The Vine 5 Film Festival: Loneliness, Death, and ExerciseVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  48. Talking to Armen Weitzman About MTV’s ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’It’s been a busy year for Armen Weitzman. The comedy actor/writer joined the cast of the Yahoo! web series Burning Love for its third season, […]
  49. ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’ Is Gonna Be GoodZach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous walks a fine line. Co-created by and starring YouTube sensation turned comedy wunderkind Bo Burnham, the […]
  50. chat room
    Bo Burnham on His New Show and the YouTube Years“I was definitely not the kid that just wanted to be famous for no reason whatsoever.”
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